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Gods

Colours are Sacred, Never Skin Deep

Lakshmi Bayi

These colours also stand for various human races

Gods and Godmen

The rise of the spiritual market has been marked by open political leanings and reduced immunity for criminal activities

The Cult of Hanuman

Political masculinity gets a divine mascot

The Day of the Goddesses

Telangana hosts India’s biggest carnival of tribal counterculture. Open chronicles the faith and frenzy on the river Godavari

Indebted to Pleasure

We now break more food boundaries for the pure joy of it

Sri Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi: Their Pristine Example

What the mystic experience of Sri Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi tells us in the age of wealthy gods and godmen

God’s Kitchen: Celestial Palate

A report from God’s kitchen explains how Lord Venkateshwara is fed

The Return of God

The eleventh century Dholkal Ganesha rises from the ruins in the Maoist heartland. Rahul Pandita writes from the site of a vandalisation in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

Sabarimala: Can Gods Be Easily Tempted?

Why everyone, including women, should avoid Sabarimala

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